Position: Infielder/Designated Hitter
Born: January 2, 1963 in New York, NY
Notes: Played both third base and designated hitter and delivered four of the best seasons the PCL has ever seen. Over his four-year career in the PCL (1985, 87-89), all with the Calgary Cannons (Seattle Mariners), Martinez posted a .344 average, registered 327 hits and knocked in 107 RBI. He was crowned the PCL Batting Champion in 1988 after hitting an outstanding .363 for the season. After his stint in the minor leagues, Martinez went on to play 18 Major League seasons, all with the Seattle Mariners. In 2004, Major League Baseball named the Outstanding Designated Hitter Award after Martinez, a five-time recipient of the honor. He joins Cy Young, Hank Aaron, Roberto Clemente and Ted Williams as the only players to have MLB awards named after them. He was elected to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame in 2019.
|Totals (4 seasons)||276||950||176||327||68||6||21||167||108||182||4215||.344|